Bottle

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Object Name: 
Bottle
Place Made: 
Accession Number: 
60.3.49
Dimensions: 
Overall H: 21 cm, W: 8.9 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
about 1801-1900
Primary Description: 
Transparent blue glass with many bubbles; free-blown and enameled. Rectangular straight-sided body (with reverse side slightly sunken); slightly concave base with very rough pontil mark and wear marks; short cylindrical stem with thickened rim and collar application; on the obverse, an opaque white enamel, the cipher of Alexander I of Russia, "A I" in the medallion being the center of a crudely executed double headed and double necked crowned eagle, with scepter and orb in the claws; underneath a leaf spray; on the narrow sides two more elaborate leaf and flower sprays.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Galerie Charpentier, Source
Bottles of the World (Sekai no hei)
Venue(s)
Suntory Museum of Art 1977-03 through 1977-05